Lena Rivers


Read by Celine Major

(4.5 stars; 39 reviews)

If you're a fan of mid-19th Century melodramas with many twists and turns you will love this book. Acclaimed as Holmes greatest commercial success the charming heroine of this tale is Lena Rivers whose mother died when she was a baby. The father is unknown, and she is brought up by her grandparents in the New England mountains.

When the grandfather dies, she and her grandmother are uprooted to live with her uncle in Kentucky. His wealthy wife and 3 spoiled children are not at all happy about taking in these poor relations and do all they can to make them feel unwelcome. Sometimes highly emotional, sometimes hilarious the characters in this good old-fashioned romance are captivating and will pull you in until the very satisfying end. - Summary by Celine Major (11 hr 29 min)

Chapters

Chapters 1-2 27:49 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 3-4 35:10 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 5 18:07 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 6 36:57 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 7-8 40:24 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 9 32:24 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 10 33:53 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 11 19:59 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 12 32:40 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 13-14 27:35 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 15-16 22:42 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 17-18 22:42 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 19-20 26:58 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 21-22 30:56 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 23-24 37:23 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 25-26 34:28 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 27-28 30:56 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 29 29:16 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 30-31 25:16 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 32-33 34:41 Read by Celine Major
Chapter 34 33:24 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 35-36 25:18 Read by Celine Major
Chapters 37-38 30:43 Read by Celine Major

Reviews

amazing story


(5 stars)

nice twists, interesting characters, everything is just great about this book. Poor Mable's fate made me cry and Lena's smile with joy.

a real soap opera


(4 stars)

Good reader who does an excellent job with a tear-jerker of a story with lots of twists.


(5 stars)

well read. a very twisty plot that sometimes feels sorrowful but in the end all is well.

New England Mountains?


(5 stars)

Vermont? NH has one large hill, but that's it.

Lena Rivers


(4 stars)

Good story line that was well read.